Acrocephalosyndactyly (Apert); Acrocephaly
Apert syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), which prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the head and face. In addition, a varied number of fingers and toes are fused together (syndactyly). Many of the characteristic facial features of Apert syndrome result from the premature fusion of the skull bones. The head is unable to grow normally, which leads to a sunken appearance in the middle of t...
Aicardi Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the partial or complete absence of the structure that links the two hemispheres of the brain, the corpus callosum. The disorder affects only girls. Onset of Aicardi Syndrome generally begins between the ages of 3 and 5 months with infantile spasms, a type of childhood seizure. Symptoms include seizures, mental retardation and lesions on the retina of the eye that are specific to the disorder. Aicardi Syndrome may be associated with oth...
Apert syndrome as related to Aicardi Syndrome
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Apert syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes abnormal development of the skull. Babies with Apert syndrome are born with a distorted shape of the head and face.
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What is Apert Syndrome? The following was developed from information contained in an article entitled Clinical Assessment and Multispecialty Management of Apert ...
- Aicardi syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
What is Aicardi Syndrome. Aicardi syndrome is a rare neurologic disorder first described by the French neurologist, Dr. Jean Aicardi, in 1965.
- Apert syndrome - SONOWORLD
Apert syndrome. Updated 2006-01-18 by Juliana Leite, MD. Original text 2000-07-24 Philippe Jeanty, MD, ... Apert"s syndrome (a type of acrocephalosyndactyly).
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Apert syndrome. Apert Syndrome, virtually synonymous with Acrocephalosyndactyly, is a branchial arch syndrome, characterized by a number of clinical features ...
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Health Conditions. Explore the signs ... Aicardi's syndrome, see Aicardi syndrome; Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome; ... Apert syndrome; APL, see acute promyelocytic …
- Crouzon syndrome - Genetics Home Reference
Crouzon syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by the premature fusion of certain skull bones (craniosynostosis). This early fusion prevents the skull from ...